ISSN 1710-6931 August 25, 2006 Issue 80

One-On-One Poetry Experience Planned For Refugee Students

Poet and artist Donald Schaeffer is planning to use his achievements and talents to educate and inform refugee children in the art of poetry, hoping to help further develop their writing skills.

Donald plans to educate these youths through one-on-one email, asking them to write poems weekly, to which he will reply with critique and feedback. The only requirements are that the children must have Internet access, and they must be reasonably skilled in English.

Donald expects to work with approximately five to eight students, depending on their interest and their proficiency in English. Poetry Experience

HIV/AIDS Seminar Held In Nyarugusu Camp, Tanzania

It was just like a dream when Sandrine Cortet wrote to the New English Center for Hope (NECH) that Logan was coming to run an HIV/AIDS seminar!

In the evening of July 1, 2006, a weekend, Logan, the director of Working to Empower, reached the Catholic mission compound in Makere where he was given accommodation.

At first glance, Logan looks like a young gentleman but in practice and real life, Logan is a man of action who works hard, and is busy because he really knew what he was coming to do. HIV/AIDS Seminar


UN Youth Assembly

Wednesday, 16 August 2006, marked the beginning of a 3-day United Nations (UN) Youth Assembly meeting held at the UN Headquarters, New York, New York, USA.

I have been spending time with eleven ambassadors from One World Youth Project (OWYP). We all watched a documentary filmed on the Buduburam Refugee Camp by two of the OWYP ambassadors when they visited RESPECT Ghana in January 2006. Youth Assembly


Fred with OWYP Ambassadors

Fred Ayifli (second from left), RESPECT Ghana Country Coordinator, and eleven One World Youth Project (OWYP) ambassadors who participated in a 3-day United Nations (UN) Youth Assembly meeting held at the UN Headquarters, New York, New York, USA.

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